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Van Buren County Community & Economic Development
Van Buren County seeks continuous improvement of its community. We do this by providing tools and initiatives communities, businesses, and people need in order to thrive. A primary initiative is Market Van Buren, Van Buren County’s Economic Development Organization dedicated to helping grow strong businesses, talented people and vibrant communities. Click on the tab on the left to learn more about Market Van Buren.
Brownfield Redevelopment Authority
As part of our economic development tool belt, we feature a high-functioning Brownfield Redevelopment Authority whose purpose is to remediate contamination and restore blighted and obsolete properties. Grant dollars and expense reimbursement tools are available for qualified applicants. Click on the tab on the left for more information about the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority. Envirologic, the authority’s consultant, and Market Van Buren, can answer questions about utilizing brownfield tools.
Economic Development Corporation
We also have a well experienced Economic Development Corporation whose function is to oversee the County’s Revolving Loan Fund and employ unconventional finance methods for mission critical projects. Machinery, equipment and working capital loans are the primary function of the Revolving Loan Fund. If your company is in need of capital, contact the Market Van Buren team for assistance on the Revolving Loan Fund and other financing options. Click on the tab on the left for more information about the Economic Development Corporation and its partner Market Van Buren.